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landmark judgment on deprivation of liberty in hospital - Ferreira v Coroner of Inner South London

26 January 2017
In Ferreira v Coroner of Inner South London (26 January 2017) the Court of Appeal has delivered a landmark judgment on deprivation of liberty in the context of acute medical treatment that will be very welcome for providers of physical healthcare - for now at least.


For more details on this important judgment you can read Ben's article here.

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Liability was admitted by the Trust in May 2016 in respect of negligent reporting of cervical smear tests in 2008 and 2012 and cervical biopsies in 2012. By a majority, the Supreme Court has dismissed the Trust’s appeal, allowing the recovery of commercial surrogacy costs.

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The government has now published the Coronavirus Bill, which aims to provide public bodies with sufficient powers to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Negligent diagnosis or a reasonable interpretation? Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Browne Jacobson, instructed by NHS Resolution, recently represented Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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